U.S. Probation and Pretrial Services, District of Kansas

A Greeting to Our Visitors

Welcome to the U.S. Probation Office for the District of Kansas. We are an organization committed to serving the Court by providing excellent investigative and supervision services. Our officers and staff are highly skilled and trained professionals who are empowered to represent the ideals and standards of our office. Everyone in our organization is a valued team member who contributes to a healthy culture and a shared mission.

We believe in enhancing public safety by promoting positive changes in the lives of persons who appear before the Court and are assigned to our supervision. People are capable of change and when presented with effective interventions, based in evidence, persons can make better decisions, leading to successful outcomes. Creating a pathway for positive changes helps restore families and enhances community safety.

We are glad you are here, visiting our web site. If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to any of our officers or staff.

All the best,
J. Scott Jones
Chief U.S. Probation Officer


IMPORTANT NOTICE: District of Kansas Information Regarding the Novel Coronavirus

The United States District Court for the District of Kansas is closely monitoring the COVID-19 pandemic and is following the recommended guidelines provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Kansas Department of Health and Environment.   On June 12, 2020, Chief Judge Julie A. Robinson issued two new administrative orders related to the COVID-19 public health crisis:  Administrative Order 2020-9  In Re: Consent and Signature on Documents Filed in Criminal Actions During the COVID-19 Public Emergency; and, Administrative Order 2020-10  In Re: Transition Plan for Civil and Criminal Hearings During Pandemic.  Additional information regarding the district’s response to the pandemic can be found on the court’s District of Kansas COVID-19 Information page.

Administrative Order 2021-05: Reopening Proceedings During Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic